Candida Can Be Fun! – Pork casserole with Broccoli & Mash recipe

A final recipe from the exciting cookbook ‘Candida Can Be Fun!’ by Rebecca Richardson.

“You cannot beat nashed potato for comfort food on a dark and cold winter’s evening. Obviously, don’t go overboard; just have a dollop as a treat with the casserole and bulk up on green vegetables.”

Serves 3 – 4

Candida Can Be Fun! with Pork Casserole
Candida Can Be Fun! with Pork Casserole

1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
2 organic pork loin chops (cubed)
1 large clove of garlic (peeled and crushed)
1 medium onion (peeled and diced)
2 stalks of celery (trimmed and sliced)
2 small carrots (peeled and diced)
1 medium courgette (trimmed, sliced and halved)
1 red pepper  (cored, deseeded and chopped)
1 yellow pepper  (cored, deseeded and chopped)
4 fresh medium tomatoes (peeled, cored and chopped)
1 yeast-free vegetable stock cube
2 tablespoons of tomato purée
1 teaspoon of freshly chopped thyme
1 tablespoon of freshly chopped parsley
Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

  1. In a large pan with a lid, heat the oil. Add the pork and fry on a medium heat for about 3 – 4 minutes.
  2. Add the garlic and onion and stir in with the meat for a couple more minutes.
  3. Then stir in the celery, carrot, courgette, peppers and tomatoes.
  4. n a jug, make up the stock cube with 1 1/2 pints of boiling water (or you can use homemade stock).
  5. Add the stock, tomato purée and herbs. Stir thoroughly.
  6. Cover and simmer on a low heat for about 45 minutes until the meat falls apart.
  7. Serve with a small dollop of potato (mashed with some spread and soya milk) and steamed broccoli.

Until the 31st May the recipe book ‘Candida Can Be Fun!’ is on offer for £14.99 – that’s 25% less than the normal price, so buy now and take your chance to begin your fight back!

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